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Gun Crime in Global Contexts

by Peter Squires

Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm...


American Smuggling as White Collar Crime

by Lawrence Karson

When Edwin Sutherland introduced the concept of white-collar crime, he referred to the respectable businessmen of his day who had, in the course of their occupations, violated the law whenever it was advantageous...


Justice for Victims before the International Criminal Court

by Luke Moffett

Many prosecutors and commentators have praised the victim provisions at the International Criminal Court (ICC) as 'justice for victims', which for the first time include participation, protection and reparations....


Justice for Victims: Perspectives on rights, transition and reconciliation

by Inge Vanfraechem, Antony Pemberton & Felix Mukwiza Ndahinda

Justice for Victims brings together the world's leading scholars in the fields of study surrounding victimization in a pioneering international collection. This book focuses on the current study of victims of...


Voices from American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing

by Kaia Stern

Voices From American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing is a comprehensive and unique contribution to understanding the dynamics and nature of penal confinement. In this book, author Kaia Stern describes...


The Future of Testimony: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Witnessing

by Antony Rowland & Jane Kilby

Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the groundbreaking Testimony, this collection brings together the leading academics from a range of scholarly fields to explore the meaning, use, and value of testimony...


Victims of Violence and Restorative Practices: Finding a Voice

by Tinneke Van Camp

Restorative justice occupies an important place in criminological literature and criminal justice policies and is about facilitating communication between victims, offenders and communities in search of conciliation. Research...


Deviant Behaviour (Routledge Revivals)

by Paul Rock

This book, first published in 1973, explores the manner in which conceptions of deviancy arise and shows how the attitudes of non-deviants, of society and of authority, are as instrumental in forming these conceptions...


Violence, Civil Strife and Revolution in the Classical City (Routledge Revivals): 750-330 BC

by Andrew Lintott

Violent conflict between individuals and groups was as common in the ancient world as it has been in more recent history. Detested in theory, it nevertheless became as frequent as war between sovereign states....


Rape, Victims, and Investigations: Experiences and Perceptions of Law Enforcement Officers Responding to Reported Rapes

by Shana L Maier

Despite changes to laws and attitudes, rape continues at epidemic levels worldwide. As gatekeepers to the criminal justice system, law enforcement officers are important to the processing of rape cases and their...


Stop and Search: Police Power in Global Context

by Leanne Weber & Ben Bowling

Police powers to stop, question and search people in public places, and the way these powers are exercised, is a contentious aspect of police-community relations, and a key issue for criminological and policing...


The Origins of Modern Financial Crime: Historical Foundations and Current Problems in Britain

by Sarah Wilson

The recent global financial crisis has been characterised as a turning point in the way we respond to financial crime. Focusing on this change and 'crime in the commercial sphere', this text considers the legal...


Green Cultural Criminology: Constructions of Environmental Harm, Consumerism, and Resistance to Ecocide

by Avi Brisman & Nigel South

Over the last two decades, "green criminology" has emerged as a unique area of study, bringing together criminologists and sociologists from a wide range of research backgrounds and varying theoretical orientations....


Gender and Policing

by Louise Westmarland

Gender and Policing is an innovative study of the real world of street policing and the gender issues which are a central part of this. Derived from extensive ethnographic research (involving police responses...


Reparation for Victims of Crimes Against Humanity: The Healing Role of Reparation

by Jo-Anne M. Wemmers

Each year, countless people fall victim to crimes against humanity. These include widespread occurrences of systematic murder, torture, rape, disappearances, forced deportation and political persecution. Crimes...


The Securitization of Migration and Refugee Women

by Alison Gerard

Humanised accounts of restrictions on mobility are rarely the focus of debates on irregular migration. Very little is heard from refugees themselves about why they migrate, their experiences whilst entering...


Policing in Taiwan: From authoritarianism to democracy

by Liqun Cao, Lanying Huang & Ivan Y. Sun

The police in Taiwan played a critical role in the largely peaceful transition from an authoritarian regime to a democracy. While the temptation to intervene in domestic politics was great, the top-down pressure...


Histories of State Surveillance in Europe and Beyond

by Kees Boersma, Rosamunde van Brakel & Chiara Fonio

Does the development of new technology cause an increase in the level of surveillance used by central government? Is the growth in surveillance merely a reaction to terrorism, or a solution to crime control?...


Flexible Workers: Labour, Regulation and the Political Economy of the Stripping Industry

by Teela Sanders & Kate Hardy

Striptease and other types of erotic dance increasingly make up a large, lucrative and visible part of the sex industries in the United Kingdom and 'lap dancing' has become the focus of many important contemporary...


Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry

by Rosemary L Barberet

This is the first fully internationalized book to focus on women as offenders, victims and justice professionals. It provides background, as well as specialized information that allows readers to comprehend...